Posts Tagged ‘ Great Smoky Mountains ’

Being involved in the National Park

Are you looking for ways to become more involved with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park? There are many choices to choose from depending on what you are interested and how you want to help. Becoming a member of the the Great Smoky Mountain Association is one way to help the National Park. Since 1953, the association

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Being on top of the world

This location is the highest lodge in the eastern United States. It sits at an elevation of 6400 feet. This location is only accessibly by hiking for there are no roads that lead to the top. Have you guessed the mystery location? If you answered LeConte Lodge then you are correct. The lodge sits just below Mt. LeConte,

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Waterfalls in the Smokies

The national park has many unique features that you can not find anywhere else. From the abundance of wildlife and plant life, everywhere you look there is something new to discover. A feature that attracts visitors to the national park are the waterfalls. Each year over 200,000 visitors come to see the waterfalls and with

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Your Guide to the 2019 Shades of the Past Car Show Pigeon Forge

The famous Shades of the Past Rod Run is returning to Pigeon Forge TN for its 37th year September 6-7 2019. This Pigeon Forge car show is one of the biggest car shows the city hosts each year around Labor Day. Spectators will be able to enjoy more than 200 rods, classics, and customs through

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Old Mill Historical Marker

The City of Pigeon Forge recently unveiled a historical marker adjacent to the Old Mill commemorating the site of the Pigeon Forge Iron Works location. The marker will provide visitors to the area a brief history of how the city got its name, pictures of the flood and an interpretation on the original iron work.

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Saddle Up! For Western Fun in Pigeon Forge

Despite the way they’re often portrayed in the movies, cowboys aren’t just gun-slinging outlaws in search of a main-street showdown. In fact, you can tap into the fun side of the cowboy lifestyle at the 13th Annual Saddle Up! event, taking place February 21 through 24 at a number of local venues. This Pigeon Forge

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The History of Dollywood

Since those first eager guests passed through its turnstiles on May 3, 1986, Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has been one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Southeast. Throughout its 25-years-plus history, Dollywood has consistently expanded and grown, offering an experience steeped not just in mountain crafts, foods and music but

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Take a Hike in the Smokies

Without a doubt, hiking the Smokies is one of the most popular activities for guests visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Here’s a quick look at just a few of the more popular hiking destinations you may want to consider when planning a trip to the Smokies. We’ll be telling you about more in the

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A Museum for the Mind

It’s one of the most eye-catching sights on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, especially for first-time visitors. Imagine driving along and seeing a huge marble building resting upside-down on top of another building, as if it had just fallen from the skies. Consider that your first lesson when it comes to the WonderWorks attraction not

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An Attraction to Remember

It’s been 100 years since the HMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic, claiming the lives of more than a 1,000 passengers. The story of the ship, as well as its passengers and crew, is told at one of Pigeon Forges most distinctive sites, the Titanic Museum Attraction. Titanic Pigeon Forge,

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Dollywood’s Splash Country

Summer Fun at Dollywood’s Splash Country When summer settles in around the Smokies, it gets hot. And when it gets hot, visitors naturally seek out places to cool down namely water parks. If you’re looking for a world-class water park, Pigeon Forge is the place to be. That’s where you’ll find Dollywood’s Splash Country, which

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Welcome to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

Welcome to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! The Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome you to our website where you’ll find all the resources you need to plan your best vacation ever in the Great Smoky Mountains! Our new comprehensive website combines expanded regional coverage and easy navigation to provide interesting, helpful and accurate

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